Fingerprint pattern recognition from bifurcations: An alternative approach


  • A. Castañeda-Miranda
  • R. Castañeda-Miranda
  • Victor Castano Centro de Fisica Aplicada y Tecnologia Avanzada, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico





Fingerprints, Dactiloscopy, Pattern Recognition, Pc-Based Software, Segmentation.


A pc-based automatic system for fingerprints recording and classification is described, based on the vector analysis of bifurcations. The system consists of a six-step process: a) acquisition, b) preprocessing, c) fragmentation, d) representation, e) description, and f) recognition. Details of each stage, along with actual examples of fingerprints recognition are provided.


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